Featured Story

Gisele Bundchen Revealed As Under Armour's Newest Female Endorser

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

Under Armour today revealed that model Gisele Bundchen will be the "newest face in its women's fall advertising campaign," launching a 30-second teaser on its website. A formal announcement of the deal is expected on Thursday. Bundchen, whose husband Tom Brady also endorses UA, will join ba...

Read More

More Stories

MLB Franchise Notes

In L.A., JP Hoornstra wrote the "longstanding friendship" between Dodgers President & CEO Stan Kasten and incoming MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred "raises the possibility that the Dodgers might host an All-Star Game sooner rather than later." The event was last held in at Dodger Stadium in '80. Mea ...

Tags: Franchises, MLB

Kelly Not Partnering With Bon Jovi On Bills Bid

Pro Football HOFer Jim Kelly "recently met with Jon Bon Jovi to discuss partnering up in pursuit" of the Bills, but Kelly "declined to enlist over lingering concerns the team could move," according to a source cited by Tim Graham of the BUFFALO NEWS. A source last night said that Kelly "met wit ...

Tags: Franchises, Buffalo Bills

Crew Name New President Of Business Operations

The Crew on Saturday “completed its front-office makeover” by naming of Palace Sports & Entertainment VP/Corporate Relationships Andy Loughnane as the MLS club's President of Business Operations, according to Adam Jardy of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Crew Chair Anthony Precourt said, &ldq ...

Tags: Franchises, Columbus Crew, MLS

Vikings, Kluwe Reach Settlement Over '13 Release

Clayton Halunen, a lawyer for former NFLer Chris Kluwe, on Friday said that a settlement "has been reached" between his client and the Vikings, "avoiding a lawsuit that had been threatened" against the team, according to Chris Tomasson of the ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS. Kluwe "called it a relief he won' ...

Tags: Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Franchises

L.A. Groups Sought Bills, But Backed off

At least two suitors from L.A. "signed the nondisclosure agreement" to be involved in the Bills' sale process, but "abandoned pursuit upon discovering how much opposition there would be to moving the team" out of Buffalo, according to Tim Graham of the BUFFALO NEWS. Philanthropist Eli Broad sig ...

Tags: Franchises, Buffalo Bills, NFL

Prospective Seattle Owner Has NHL's Support

Hudson Pacific Properties President, CEO & Chair Victor Coleman "wants to own" an NHL team in Seattle, and it is "clear Coleman has the support of the NHL," according to Chris Daniels of Seattle-based KING-NBC. One league source described Coleman as "the real deal." Coleman: "I think the demogra ...

Tags: NHL, Franchises

Argos Seek Alternatives If Jays Make Playoffs

The CFL Argonauts "could be kicked out of the Rogers Centre for a few home games" if the Blue Jays make the playoffs, according to Curtis Rush of the TORONTO STAR. The Argos have four home games in October, which is an "unusual number." As part of the lease agreement with Rogers Centre, wh ...

Tags: CFL, Toronto Blue Jays, MLB, Franchises

NFL Franchise Notes

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones confirmed that the team's training camp will return to Oxnard, Calif., next summer and "continue even after the club’s multimillion-dollar complex in Frisco is complete." In Dallas, David Moore noted the Cowboys are "in the final year of a contract with Oxnard th ...

Tags: Franchises, NFL

Raiders' Talks With Oakland At A Standstill

The Raiders and the city of Oakland have not made "any progress in lease-extension talks" in recent weeks, according to sources cited by Vic Tafur of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Raiders Owner Mark Davis said that he "hasn't asked for a one-year extension on the Raiders' lease at O.co Coliseum -- which expir ...

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders, NFL

Sterling Seemingly Concedes Clippers Sale

Former Clippers Owner Donald Sterling has "apparently given up his attempt" to stop the $2B sale of the team to Steve Ballmer after an appeals court yesterday "rejected his latest petition," according to Nathan Fenno of the L.A. TIMES. California's 2nd Court of Appeals "dismissed Sterling's petiti ...

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug